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1. clumsiness

noun. ['ˈklʌmziːnəs'] the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment).

Synonyms

  • gracelessness
  • gaucherie
  • woodenness
  • stiffness
  • rusticity
  • inelegance

Antonyms

  • elegance
  • advantage
  • awkwardness
  • nonbearing

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • clumsy (English)

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Rhymes with Clumsiness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Sentences with clumsiness


1. Noun, singular or mass
The occasional gaffe is nothing to worry about, but chronic clumsiness may mean your cat's sick.

Quotes about clumsiness


1. My couch is coffee-colored. I can thank Starbucks and clumsiness for that.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. clumsiness

noun. ['ˈklʌmziːnəs'] the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant.

Synonyms

  • ungainliness
  • gracelessness
  • ungracefulness
  • bearing
  • posture
  • carriage
  • gawkiness
  • stiffness

Antonyms

  • unrelatedness
  • unerect
  • erect
  • incapability

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • clumsy (English)

3. clumsiness

noun. ['ˈklʌmziːnəs'] unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training.

Synonyms

  • awkwardness
  • maladroitness
  • ineptness
  • unskillfulness
  • ineptitude
  • slowness

Antonyms

  • incapableness
  • irresoluteness
  • elasticity
  • tastefulness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • clumsy (English)
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